Blackpool Tourist Attractions
There’s no denying there is plenty to do and see in Blackpool. If you decide to stay at The Burbage or Queens Mansions then you can enjoy Blackpool’s best and most popular attractions right on your doorstep!
The Blackpool Tower
Built in 1894, The Blackpool Tower is one of the UK’s most iconic and well-loved landmarks.
The Blackpool Tower plays host to five major attractions including:
The Tower Eye
An amazing 4D cinema experience and a glass skywalk (if you dare!)
The Tower Dungeon
Enter if you dare! The Tower Dungeon includes 10 LIVE actor shows, 1000 years of history and an exciting ride!
The Tower Ballroom (featured on Strictly Come Dancing)
This beautiful Frank Matcham designed Ballroom is a must see for all those dance enthusiasts!
The Tower Circus
Featuring amazing acts from across the globe, The Blackpool Tower’s famous circus is perfect for the young and young at heart!
The ultimate indoor adventure playground. So put your feet up while the kids enjoy!
Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Home to some of the UK’s most intense rides; the Pleasure Beach is the perfect destination for thrill seekers! So brace yourself for The Big One – The Pleasure Beach’s biggest and fastest rollercoaster with a massive 235ft drop, ride the world’s first looping roller coaster suspended over water and journey through ice, fire, wind and snow on Valhalla – don’t forget your raincoat!
For those looking for something a little a more relaxing, The Pleasure Beach also plays host to many shows with a cast of world-class performers. Shows include the Hot Ice Show and yearly pantomime.
Finally, there’s fun for all the family with The Pleasure Beach’s newly opened Nickelodeon Land – featuring all your favourite characters!
From Magellanic Penguins to Caribbean Flamingos, African Lions to Asian Elephants and more species of bugs than you can count, Blackpool Zoo is perfect for families wanting a fantastic day out!
With over 18 slides and attractions, including water slides, fun pools, wave machine, lazy river and water shoots, what’s not to love about the Sandcastle Water Park!
The Sandcastle is home to white knuckle slides such as the world’s longest indoor roller-coaster – the Master Blaster and the first vertical drop slide – Sidewinder.
Grand Theatre, Blackpool
The Grand Theatre is often described as a hidden gem, situated in the heart of Blackpool’s town centre. The Grade II listed building, designed by Frank Matcham, play hosts to an array of musicals, operas, ballets, children’s shows – including the famous Blackpool panto, dance and dramas.
The beautiful four-tiered theatre is a significant cultural heritage and is most certainly worth a visit.